Media Discovers Sharon Treatment Foulup
As I said in an item the other day, this story was broken by the IRIS Blog. If someone got there first let me know, but I do believe IRIS achieved a world-class scoop days ahead of the MSM. Similarly, IRIS was way, way ahead of everyone else in reporting the gravity of Sharon's medical condition.
The irony is that the Times has a full-time doctor-reporter on its payroll, and other reporters no doubt have the invention known as the "telephone" they can use to call experts, as IRIS did. Why didn't they? I figure it is one of two possibilities: "stupidity" or "incompetence."
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